U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the militant group attacks against the headquarters of the Pakistan Army, Saturday, is evidence of a stronger threat to state authority. This statement is submitted Hillary as a visit to London on Sunday October 11, 2009. However, Hillary said that, apart from this incident the U.S. believes Pakistan's ability to control nuclear weapons.
The attack began on Saturday turned into a hostage-taking action. This action will end Sunday after Pakistani troops succeeded in freeing the hostages. Correspondents say the attack embarrassed the Pakistani leaders. "The attack yesterday as a reminder that the extremists are increasingly becoming a threat to state authority," said Hillary Clinton.
On Sunday morning, Pakistani security forces freed more than 40 hostages being held in army headquarters in Rawalpindi. Pakistan's military said the operation was three hostages, two soldiers and four members of the militant group were killed. In the early stages of the attack, four militants and killed six Pakistani soldiers.